London Guide 2018
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From the bright lights of the West End and Theatreland to the smart streets of Kensington and Chelsea and the busy bustle of the City and Canary Wharf, London is a great, sprawling melting pot of a city, a fascinating blend of history and modernity.
And 2012 has been an exciting year for the city, with the London Olympic Games and Diamond Jubilee both being a storming success.
Pont Street afternoon tea, London's Belgravia

Let them eat cake… with their afternoon tea

Standing on the corner of one of Belgravia’s many pretty squares in west London is the Pont St restaurant, which offers the ultimate in afternoon tea opulence, inspired by Marie Antoinette.

Gordon's Wine Bar, Embankment

9 of the best wine bars in London

As we gear up to celebrate London Wine Week (18-24 May), we give you the best wine bars in the capital

Sky Garden, 20 Fenchurch Street, London

Review: Sky Garden, London

New for 2015, this collection of restaurants high up on 20 Fenchurch Street in the City of London arguably offers the best views of the capital.

Crocker's Folly Bar. Credit: Adrian Houston

Review: Crocker’s Folly, St John’s Wood, London

The elegant yet unassuming exterior of this former Victorian gin palace, which has been re-imagined for modern visitors, belies its opulent interior.

Intriguing storytelling event at London’s Monument

A live event held at the historic Monument attraction in the City of London will hear five original tales inspired by folklore and the iconic landmark itself

Buckingham Palace With Flowers Blooming In The Queen's Garden, London, England. Credit: Shutterstock

London Bike Tours

“Fun, informative and environmentally friendly” – just some of the words used to describe a Fat Tire Bike Tour. Book now and see the city’s sights in style and comfort on a California ‘beach cruiser’…

Auditorium. Wilton's Music Hall, London

Wilton’s, London: the world’s oldest music hall

Step inside this piece of living history and be transported back to an era of decadence and glamour, or join one of the regular tours to learn more about the building’s riveting heyday…

Visit-London-Christmas-video

VIDEO: London at Christmas time

This video from Visit London is making us feel all festive and it has a starring turn from one of our favourite Londoners, Paddington Bear.

Jumeirah Carlton Tower, Chinoiserie Entrance

London hotel review: Jumeirah Carlton Tower

This luxurious hotel in Knightsbridge offers sumptuous suites, plus a delectable Champagne afternoon tea.

The Eelbrook, Putney, London restaurant review

London restaurant review: The Eelbrook, Fulham

Small but neatly designed and perched perfectly on Eel Brook Common in southwest London, the Eelbrook is an ideal stop for affordable-good-food fanatics.